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Joseph Gaudentlus Anderson, American bishop.

Background

Anderson, Joseph Gaudentlus was born on September 30, 1865 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Jay and Ellen (Mc-Vay) Anderson.

Education

Graduated from St. John’s Sem.

Career

Ordained priest R.C. Church, 1892. Chaplain Massachusetts State Prison, 1894-1904. Director bureau of Catholic Charities, Boston, 1903-1908.

Diocesan director of charities, since 1908. Vicar general Boston Diocese, January 14, 1909. Prothonotary apostolic, April 9, 1909.

Consecrated auxiliary bishop, of Boston, July 25, 1909. Pastor St. Paul’s Church, Dorchester, Massachusetts, 1908-1917, St. Peter’s Church, Dorchester, since 1917.

Connections

father:
John Jay Anderson

mother:
Ellen (Mc-Vay) Anderson